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quea·sy

also quea·zy  (kwē′zē)
adj. quea·si·er, quea·si·est also quea·zi·er or quea·zi·est
1. Experiencing nausea; nauseated.
2. Easily nauseated.
3. Causing nausea; sickening: the queasy lurch of an airplane during a storm.
4.
a. Causing uneasiness.
b. Uneasy; troubled.
5.
a. Easily troubled.
b. Ill at ease; squeamish: "He is not queasy about depicting mass violence, in some circumstances, as a legitimate instrument of social transformation" (Shaul Bakhash).

[Middle English coisy, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

quea′si·ly adv.
quea′si·ness n.

queasy

(ˈkwiːzɪ)
adj, -sier or -siest
1. having the feeling that one is about to vomit; nauseous
2. feeling or causing uneasiness: a queasy conscience.
[C15: of uncertain origin]
ˈqueasily adv
ˈqueasiness n

quea•sy

(ˈkwi zi)

adj. -si•er, -si•est.
1. inclined to or feeling nausea.
2. causing nausea; nauseating.
3. uneasy; uncomfortable.
4. squeamish; fastidious.
[1425–75; late Middle English qweysy, coisi, of uncertain orig.]
quea′si•ly, adv.
quea′si•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.queasy - causing or able to cause nauseaqueasy - causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
unwholesome - detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"
2.queasy - feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
3.queasy - causing or fraught with or showing anxietyqueasy - causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"

queasy

adjective
1. sick, ill, nauseous, squeamish, upset, uncomfortable, crook (Austral. & N.Z. informal), queer, unwell, giddy, nauseated, groggy (informal), off colour, bilious, indisposed, green around the gills (informal), sickish He was prone to sickness and already felt queasy.
2. uneasy, concerned, worried, troubled, disturbed, anxious, uncertain, restless, ill at ease, fidgety Some people feel queasy about how their names and addresses have been obtained.
Translations
شَديد الحَساسِيَّه
malátnýne ve své kůži
sløj
émelygõ
haldinn velgju
midesi bulanmış

queasy

[ˈkwiːzɪ] ADJ (queasier (compar) (queasiest (superl)))
1. (= nauseous) [stomach] → revuelto
his stomach was queasytenía el estómago revuelto
to be or feel queasytener náuseas
the food made her (feel) queasyla comida le revolvió el estómago
the slight rocking made her feel queasyel ligero balanceo la mareó
it made him (feel) queasy to watch itse mareó al verlo, verlo le revolvió el estómago
2. (= uneasy) → intranquilo
I had a queasy feeling about the whole thingtodo este asunto me inquietaba or me hacía sentirme intranquilo

queasy

[ˈkwiːzi] adj
[stomach] → délicat(e)
to feel queasy (= nauseous) → avoir mal au cœur
I'm feeling queasy → J'ai mal au cœur.
(= uneasy) → mal à l'aise
to feel queasy (= uneasy) → se sentir mal à l'aise

queasy

adj (+er) stomachgereizt; I feel queasymir ist (leicht) übel; it makes me queasyda wird mir übel; don’t do it if you feel queasy about itwenn dir nicht wohl dabei ist, dann tus doch nicht; a queasy feeling (unwell) → ein Gefühl ntder Übelkeit, ein Übelkeitsgefühl nt; I had a queasy feeling about the whole thingich hatte ein ungutes Gefühl bei der ganzen Sache

queasy

[ˈkwiːzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (stomach) → nauseato/a
to feel queasy → avere la nausea

queasy

(ˈkwiːzi) adjective
feeling as if one is about to be sick. The motion of the boat made her feel queasy.

queasy

a. nauseabundo-a;
___ stomachnáuseas, asco.

queasy

adj (comp -ier; super -iest) con un poco de náusea(s), que tiene náusea(s); I feel queasy..Siento un poco de náusea(s).
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